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What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat)

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by NewdestinyX, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Morning all. 5.4 on Swipey - not even in the same postcode as acceptable. 14-15 gms carb and <1700 cals ends up there? Nooo.:bigtears: @mojo37 @Ryhia and @PenguinMum :woot::woot::woot:
     
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  2. HurricaneHippo

    HurricaneHippo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 enjoy the weekend everyone
     
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  3. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 at 0900.

    Went for a run, did 6k new PB for 5k 27:47, so happy boy.

    Further tested BG whilst still fasting immediately after run ,9.4 tested twice just in case.
     
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  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Looking on Amazon the strips are about £15.00.

    I sometimes use Tee2+ also has Bluetooth and SmartLog App the strips for the Tee2+ are somewhat cheaper.

    The CareSens Dual also works with smartlog app but also can use Ketone strips the glucose test strips for this meter are about £15.00 also.

    Both are from the same company Spirit Health
     
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  5. SuNuman

    SuNuman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. X
     
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  6. RosB

    RosB · Active Member

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    Hubby is new to all this (and a luddite lol). He's trying to control it via diet (mostly keto) and this morning his bg was 6.1. I'm assuming that's good? Even 2 hours after eating, he's not gone above 11.1.
     
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  7. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    6.1 for the 2nd day
     
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  8. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, so he registers 11.1? Is he on any medication?
    Is that immediately on waking? And yes that’s good, but out of context with no info on Meds and history I find it tough to say. Need a bit more info if possible.
     
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  9. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    6.9, same as yesterday. However, went to bed on a 5.7. It would appear I’m back in the “Land o’ The Sticky-Sixes”.
     
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  10. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.3 for me
     
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  11. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    FBG is the most difficult one to control hence the camaraderie and support of this thread . I wouldn’t be happy at 11 after two hours eating, I try to be sub 8.5 at that point. But you are learning and prob need to tweak what you eat. You could start a new thread asking for help as we are not allowed to deviate from “some chat” here. And welcome!
     
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  12. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning All. 5.7 this morning quite a surprise for me.
     
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  13. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Back home with a 5.6 which is a nice surprise as I’ve found low carb eating out very difficult this last week. Everything seemed to be carbified in some way.
    @Ryhia We weren’t as far up as you - Pooley Bridge looks lovely, we stayed near Hawkshead. Next time we’ll stay for longer to make the long trip more worthwhile.
    2 granddaughters and Dennis in the back of the car amused themselves the whole 10hr journey, I couldn’t believe how good they were.
     
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  14. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Brilliant!
     
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  15. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.9 this morning at 0820, and that is after Fish and Chips from the local chip shop yesterday evening.

    First time under 6 since 21 July, but we did have the wedding and then two weeks away in Tenerife in amongst all of that.

    Perhaps it’s luck, perhaps it’s because I am running more now the knee is less of an issue.
     
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  16. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Good morning all. 5.3 on Swipey - the best a (this) man can get, it seems.:meh: Great news on fbg and knee @HeliGary . :woot::woot: @PenguinMum and glad you arrived home drecly @DJC3. 3 week old grandson coming for lunch:woot::woot: Brisket's last chance - decade long search, literally.
    Edited for Kernowish
     

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  17. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.7 today
     
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  18. ultradad

    ultradad Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    5.1 today. Last 3 days was 4.9,4.8 and 4.6. Have a great day everyone :)
     
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    coby Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow you are really doing well with your fasting numbers Ultradad!
    I've never got a 4 yet but seem to regularly get 5.7 now :)
     
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  20. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I missed the announcement of your grandson’s arrival, many congratulations to all the Ps - I hope you all had a wonderful day today.
    I still struggle with brisket, please PM or post your method on one of the foodie threads if you manage to make it edible. I’ve been disappointed so often.
    ( ps it’s Dreckly )
     
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